View Report

(Printable PDF)
No Images to display
8 inch Relgious Candles
Furniture, Furnishings & Decorations
Candles, Candlesticks and Other Candle Holders (463)
Langley/Empire Candle Company    
8 Inch Religious Candle (No Label on Outside-Plain)
44124 49640
Fred Meyer
After lighting a candle for approximately a half an hour she heard a crack. She noticed that the glass candle holder cracked. The consumer noticed that the wick is formed on the side of the candle instead of the center of it.

The consumer indicated that this is the third failure that she has experience with the same brand candles. The failure has occurred week apart from each other in 2/2012.

She contacted the retailer the week 2/20/2012 and bought the hazard to their attention. The consumer indicated that the retailer only offered to replace the candle.

The consumer has not contacted the firm and does not plan on contacting them. The consumer stated that the candle could pose as a fire hazard.
Incident, No Injury
40 years
Comment from Langley/Empire Candle Company 3/23/2012
Please be assured that our products are held to the highest standard of processing and all of our wicks are centered in each of our candles during production. We do not know how long the candle was used before the incident occured, in what manner and location the product was used or if the integrity of the glass was compromised at any time since leaving our facility. Having such little information will make it very difficult to substantiate any potential hazard claims with this product. To reiterate, all wicks are centered and held centered until the candle has completely congealed.

CPSC does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of the Publicly Available Consumer Product Safety Information Database on, particularly with respect to information submitted by people outside of CPSC.